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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:

    M.295C-1940

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Silver, acorn shaped bowl stamped on the back with a design incorporating a basket containing roses and acorns, rounded upturned handle with rococo ornament, engraved on the back with a crest.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver

Marks and inscriptions

No marks

Engraved with a crest (a stag's head collared)
Unidentified

Dimensions

Length: 4.125 in, Width: 0.875 in

Object history note

Bequest - Arthur Hurst
Acquisition RF: 40 / 434

Descriptive line

Silver, England (no marks), ca.1760

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

F. Buckley, Antique Collector, December 5, 1931, 795

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Stamping; Engraving (incising)

Subjects depicted

Stag; Acorns; Roses; Basket; Crests

Categories

Metalwork; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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